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Part I: General Information
Chapter 2: Resources

HIGHLIGHTS OF CHAPTER:

  • OMB Circulars
  • Government-Wide Common Rules
  • Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Fraud Hotline
  • Other Available Resources

This Guide incorporates by reference the provisions of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars and government-wide common rules applicable to grants and cooperative agreements. These circulars and common rules include the following:

OMB CIRCULARS

Administrative Requirements:

OMB Circular A-102 "Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments".

OMB Circular A-110 "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations" (codified at 28 CFR Part 70).

Cost Principles:

OMB Circular A-21 "Cost Principles for Educational Institutions" (codified at 28 CFR Part 66, by reference).

OMB Circular A-87 "Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments" (codified at 28 CFR Part 66, by reference).

OMB Circular A-122 "Cost Principles for Nonprofit Organizations" (codified at 28 CFR Part 66, by reference).

Audit Requirements:

OMB Circular A-133 "Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Institutions" (codified at 28 CFR Part 66 & Part 70).

GOVERNMENT-WIDE COMMON RULES

"Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Units of Governments," (codified at 28 CFR Part 66). (Grants Management Common Rule for State and Local Units of Governments).

"Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)" (codified at 28 CFR Part 67) and "Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace (Grants)" (codified at 28 CFR Part 83).

"New Restrictions on Lobbying" (codified at 28 CFR Part 69).

For additional information on grants management and to obtain copies of current circulars, please visit the OMB website at www.whitehouse.gov/omb/circulars_default/.

OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG) FRAUD HOTLINE

Grantees should report any allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse regarding grant funds to ask.oc@usdoj.gov and/or to the OIG Fraud Hotline, 1-(800)-869-4499.

OTHER AVAILABLE RESOURCES

"OJP Procurement Guide" and "Post-Award Instructions" are available at www.ojp.gov/funding/funding.htm.

"Grants.gov" is available at www.grants.gov.

"Regulations.gov" is available at www.regulations.gov.


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